Advertisement
Matt Stiles

Matt Stiles covers Los Angeles County for The Times. He previously reported on North and South Korea from Seoul for the newspaper’s foreign desk, explaining the political and military tensions between the two nations — and recent efforts at diplomacy and peace. Before joining The Times, he worked for the Wall Street Journal, NPR and the Texas Tribune, among other news organizations. Stiles specializes in using data analysis and visualization to explain complex stories.
California fires bring upheaval to utilities as they face massive liabilities

The deadly wildfires that brought destruction across Calfornia this month have raised new questions about the culpability — and financial future — of the state’s largest power utilities.

Tense moments as Malibu's addiction centers evacuate clients with flames approaching

From their perch atop Trancas Canyon, straddling the Ventura-Los Angeles county line, the staff at Creative Care addiction treatment center could see signs of the large fire building Thursday.But by early Friday morning, the frantic warnings from neighbors and the thickening smoke made the threat...

Advertisement
Advertisement